Tag Archive: DTM

Apr 28

DTM season kick-off at Hockenheim provides highlights galore

Mattias Ekström to meet a major challenge

DTM season kick-off at Hockenheim provides highlights galore “It’s high time for the season to be started,” says Mercedes-Benz driver Christian Vietoris, thus also expressing the opinion of his 23 colleagues.

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Apr 27

“We’re determined to clinch all three titles this year” – Dieter Gass

The Audi RS 5 DTM was no doubt the fastest car

Dieter Gass: „We’re determined to clinch all three titles this year“Dieter Gass, Head of DTM at Audi Sport, about the aims for the 2016 DTM season which kicks off on May 7 and 8 and the changes made last winter. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

The DTM will get the new 2016 season under way at Hockenheim with a home race for Mercedes-AMG on the weekend of 6th-8th May

“The DTM is a drivers’ championship” – Ulrich Fritz

 

Ulrich Fritz: Prior to the season opener, Head of Mercedes-AMG DTM Ulrich Fritz set out the key changes and biggest challenges in the upcoming DTM season. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 25

Sport1 platforms to bring extensive DTM coverage in the coming two years

For the coming two years, 2016 and 2017, ITR cedes extensive DTM multi-media rights to Sport1 GmbH

Within the framework of this cooperation, German sports channel SPORT1 covers every DTM race in one-hour up-to-date highlight showsThese license rights comprise non-exclusive exploitation rights of the DTM races for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Within the framework of this cooperation, German sports channel SPORT1 covers every DTM race in one-hour up-to-date highlight shows in the FTA TV as well as delayed on the Pay TV channel SPORT1+.

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Apr 22

DTM, more than just a motor-racing event

The first clash of Audi BMW and Mercedes-Benz in the 2016 DTM season is over

DTM – more than just a motor-racing event At the end of the long off-season, the only official tests offered the three manufacturers involved in DTM the first opportunity to lock horns, this year. Following the four intense days of testing, one thing can be taken for granted for the season kick-off that will be held at the same venue from 06th to 08th May: detecting a favourite is virtually impossible.

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Apr 21

24 drivers – 24 questions: Answers by Esteban Ocon

In 2016, 24 drivers will be battling to make their big dream come true

By winning the GP3 title, Esteban Ocon attracts the attention of the DTM bosses Winning the DTM champion’s trophy. International top-level drivers will be staging entertaining duels in 18 races on a total of nine weekends.

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Apr 19

DTM drivers erring – successfully

ADAC GT Master, FIA World Rallycross Championship,  24h Race

Christian Vietoris (second anti-clockwise) wins the 24h race qualifying race.With just three more weeks to go to the DTM season opener at the Hockenheimring (06th to 08th May), several DTM drivers raced in other series and categories to get a proper dose of racing practice. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Ekström’s dream comes true: Double start at Hockenheim

Apart from DTM, Mattias Ekström has got a second big passion: rallycross

This year, Ekström will run with the hare and hunt with the hounds and so, he will contest the WRX event and the DTM races, at Hockenheim.Since 2014, the two-time DTM Champion (2004 and 2007) has been racing with an own team in the World Rallycross Championship, WRX.

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Apr 14

Premiere: Spengler’s 360-degree lap in a DTM vehicle (+video)

This was a true premiere – even for Bruno Spengler

Premiere: Spengler’s 360-degree lap in a DTM vehicleAfter 11 years in DTM – a period of time he contested 24 races at the Hockenheimring in – the Canadian assumed a completely new role, during the days of testing in Baden-Württemberg.  Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

The new performance-weight regulations

Win an exclusive guided pit walk

Win an exclusive guided pit walk Last year, the performance-weight allocation was a controversial DTM-regulation issue and therefore, those responsible came up with a completely new format for 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

24 drivers – 24 questions: Answers by Jamie Green

In 2016, 24 drivers will be battling to make their big dream come true

Jamie Green secures more race wins than anybody else, last year – but fails to win the title. Winning the DTM champion’s trophy. International top-level drivers will be staging entertaining duels in 18 races on a total of nine weekends. We want to introduce the contenders from BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz in detail and have asked each one of them 24 questions. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 04

24 drivers – 24 questions: Answers by Christian Vietoris

In 2016, 24 drivers will be battling to make their big dream come true

Christian Vietoris hates dirty hotel rooms. During his holiday on the Maledives, however, he hadn’t to cope with this or any other kind of problems.  Winning the DTM champion’s trophy. International top-level drivers will be staging entertaining duels in 18 races on a total of nine weekends. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

Di Resta and Paffett to test for Williams F1

For Paul Di Resta and Gary Paffett, sitting behind the wheel of a Formula one car is anything but virgin soil

That’s one of the reasons why the two DTM aces were offered test-driver jobs at the pinnacle of motor racing. Scotland’s Di Resta will replace German Adrian Sutil at the Williams F1 Team and Paffett already has been working for them as simulator driver since February. Nonetheless, DTM represents the top priority for the two Britons.    Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 15

ATS from 2017 official and exclusive wheel supplier of DTM

ATS Leichtmetallräder GmbH’ signed a deal concerning the production and supply of control wheels

While the 2016 season kick-off is (06th to 08th May) is approaching more and more, the DTM management already is working on the preparations for the coming years.

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Mar 12

24 drivers – 24 questions: Answers by Maximilian Götz

In 2016, 24 drivers will be battling to make their big dream come true

Winning the DTM champion’s trophy. International top-level drivers will be staging entertaining duels in 18 races on a total of nine weekends. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Mercedes-Benz motor racing family surprises fans before start of season

Before the season even got under way, Formula One & DTM drivers thanked fans personally for their brilliant support

2016-03-11 - Formula One & DTM drivers ready for challenging new season (1)Stuttgart: Special mission for the Formula One and DTM drivers in Stuttgart city centre. On Friday afternoon, Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton, world championship runner-up Nico Rosberg and the eight DTM drivers of the brand with the three-pointed star dropped by on fans at the market square in Stuttgart, where they signed autographs and gave interviews on a show stage. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Formula One & DTM drivers ready for challenging new season

Mercedes-Benz motor racing family get new 2016 season under way at media event on Friday

2016-03-11 - Formula One & DTM drivers ready for challenging new season (5)Stuttgart: The curtain is going up on the 2016 motor racing season. The brand with the three-pointed star officially opened the new motor racing year at a special media event in the “Hallowed Halls” in Fellbach near Stuttgart. Formula One and DTM drivers and their management teams looked ahead to the tasks that face them this year against the backdrop of treasures from the successful motor racing heritage at Mercedes-Benz. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 09

24 drivers – 24 questions: Answers by Edoardo Mortara

In 2016, 24 drivers will be battling to make their big dream come true

Winning the DTM champion’s trophy. International top-level drivers will be staging entertaining duels in 18 races on a total of nine weekends. We want to introduce the contenders from BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz in detail and have asked each one of them 24 questions. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

Loic Duval: From go-karts to Formula E via a stint on the sales team at Orange

The 2004 Formula 3 Euroseries was one of the most competitive in the prestigious junior category’s history.

From go-karts to Formula E via a stint on the sales team at OrangeOn the grid that season were current Mercedes F1 team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, multiple DTM champion Bruno Spengler, grand prix winner Robert Kubica and Formula E star Lucas di Grassi. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

24 drivers – 24 questions: Answers by Bruno Spengler

In 2016, 24 drivers will be battling to make their big dream come true

Winning the DTM champion’s trophy. International top-level drivers will be staging entertaining duels in 18 races on a total of nine weekends. Read the rest of this entry »

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